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Interviews with more than 50 Australian investors provide a candid view of investors’ perceived gaps in board performance as well as a template for how boards can improve.

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Heidrick & Struggles expands our annual analysis of incoming board directors to Europe, tracking industry experience and diversity in gender and nationality in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

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On the occasion of International Women’s Day, leaders should consider taking these simple steps to champion change and promote gender parity in their organizations.

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Nonprofit organizations and associations play a critical role in society. A survey of their board members identifies a number of strengths—and one glaring weakness.

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Camber Outdoors’ “CEO Pledge” is helping companies improve outcomes for women in the outdoor industry. Learn more in our interviews with the current or former CEOs of Brooks Running Company, Burton Snowboards, CamelBak, and REI.

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In 2016, Fortune 500 boards, which filled a record number of seats, made strides toward greater diversity, appointing more Hispanic directors than ever. But women directors lost ground. Learn more about the latest trends in board composition and experience in this year’s Board Monitor.

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A survey of association and nonprofit board members explores what motivates directors to serve, how directors view their roles, and how the organizations they support can improve their experience.

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Heidrick & Struggles is a proud sponsor for the 2017 NACD Global Leaders Summit, the largest director forum in the world.

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Hong Kong’s slow progress does not compare favorably with global counterparts. A report from Community Business and Heidrick & Struggles highlights the stark challenges—and what it will take to improve.

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Surprising as it sounds, many executives fail to grasp how diversity is relevant to meeting their day-to-day responsibilities. Time for that to change.

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When companies make a strategic shift, the chairman and board of directors must ensure the culture also pivots — starting with the top team — to make the strategy work.

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High-achieving teams enjoy a significant boost in performance over under-achieving teams. Here’s how they do it.

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Smart leaders help shape their company’s culture — instead of allowing the culture to shape the company.

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Lisa Hook, President and CEO of data-analytics provider Neustar (and an experienced non-executive director), discusses the differences between corporate governance in the UK and the US, and outlines important challenges associated with improving board diversity.

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Few issues of organizational effectiveness and performance have moved so decisively to the front burner in recent years as culture.

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It is no surprise to anyone that US boards are grappling with increased scrutiny and ever more shareholder activism.

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